Arkansas Tech University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Arkansas Tech University ranks better than only 20% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Arkansas Tech University ranks better than 74% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Arkansas Tech University

We calculated a salary score for each of Arkansas Tech University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Arkansas Tech University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for ATU Associate Degrees

ATU ranks higher than 36% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 74% $13,125 $42,123 74%
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 43% $20,193 $25,194 43%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 3% $26,170 $17,794 3%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 28% Not Reported $42,682 28%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 45% $20,210 $24,808 45%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 10% Not Reported $23,340 10%
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 44% $16,000 $38,649 44%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 67% $20,000 $62,154 67%

Salary Scores for ATU Bachelor's Degrees

ATU ranks higher than 20% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 35% Not Reported $45,383 35%
Agricultural Business and Management 7% $19,250 $33,565 7%
Biology, General 24% $16,000 $25,194 24%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 9% $18,750 $31,236 9%
Business/Managerial Economics 52% $17,990 $48,432 52%
Communication and Media Studies 47% $21,500 $33,138 47%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 24% $23,800 $46,478 24%
Computer Systems Analysis 8% Not Reported $42,682 8%
Design and Applied Arts 17% Not Reported $27,669 17%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 51% $18,000 $70,680 51%
Fine and Studio Arts 0% Not Reported $11,434 0%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 13% Not Reported $30,554 13%
History 25% $25,500 $26,353 25%
Homeland Security 29% $23,500 $38,289 29%
Hospitality Administration/Management 10% $28,250 $29,685 10%
Journalism 2% $23,500 $21,234 2%
Mathematics 15% Not Reported $34,348 15%
Mechanical Engineering 21% $17,050 $60,878 21%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 26% $22,703 $30,799 26%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 20% $20,900 $28,753 20%
Psychology, General 17% $18,328 $25,484 17%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 22% $16,490 $57,189 22%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 8% $22,196 $21,508 8%
Sociology 8% $22,000 $24,872 8%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 14% $18,250 $30,687 14%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 32% $18,370 $34,277 32%
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management 55% $21,790 $28,960 55%

Salary Scores for ATU Master's Degrees

ATU ranks higher than 20% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Education, General 10% $40,080 $39,099 10%
Education, Other 27% Not Reported $38,721 27%
Educational Administration and Supervision 46% Not Reported $55,286 46%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 23% Not Reported $47,260 23%
Homeland Security 7% Not Reported $37,593 7%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 14% $28,328 $37,328 14%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 41% $14,090 $45,383 41%

Arkansas Tech University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Lydia Grate 8/12/2019

Arkansas Tech University is a quaint campus setting. All the resources necessary for study with vibrant on campus activities and a community ready to welcome students off campus. Affordable and array of scholarships available as well. Great degree programs with generally small student-teacher ratios which allow students to really know their peers and professors. Highly recommended for students looking for an extra bit of guidance or seeking to explore different majors before making a final choice.

Justin Garton 4/24/2019

I transferred to Arkansas Tech after 4 years of school at UA-Fort Smith. The biggest difference right off the bat was the helpfulness of the administration. If I needed assistance, or guidance, the staff at Tech were right there to help. They were kind, efficient and tackled any problem I had with ease. The teaching staff was great. Each one had their own style but they were each equally effective and showed they truly cared about the success or failure of their students. These are perfect examples of how... Read More